Election 2019: December 8 round-up

Election 2019: December 8 round-up

A look at the highlights from Sunday's General Election campaign trails. It wasn't quiet Christmas bells ringing when Boris Johnson and other members of his Cabinet joined the phone banks in a bid to drum up support at Conservative Campaign Headq...
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France added to quarantine list due to coronavirus fears

France added to quarantine list due to coronavirus fears

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Sam Curran: No one sensible would doubt 'world-class' James Anderson

Sam Curran: No one sensible would doubt 'world-class' James Anderson

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Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide death toll passes 750,000

Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide death toll passes 750,000

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Ucas offer support for students during challenging A-level year

Ucas offer support for students during challenging A-level year

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A-level results: What next for students?

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Boris Johnson hails 'heroic efforts' of Northern Ireland's paramedics

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Donald Trump says Israel will halt annexation plans as it forms UAE ties

Donald Trump says Israel will halt annexation plans as it forms UAE ties

US President Donald Trump has said the United Arab Emirates and Israel will establish diplomatic ties in a deal halting planned annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians for their future state.
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Flood-risked parts of rail network to be inspected after train derailment

Flood-risked parts of rail network to be inspected after train derailment

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Students receive A-level results amid grade controversy

Thousands of pupils' results have been downgraded after this year's summer exams were cancelled because of Covid-19 despite record-high results.
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Angry taxi driver confronts Sadiq Khan

Angry taxi driver confronts Sadiq Khan

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Lionel Messi and Barcelona teammates arrive in Lisbon

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Sir Keir Starmer: Government approach to exam results has failed

Sir Keir Starmer: Government approach to exam results has failed

Sir Keir Starmer met A-level students at a sixth-form college in Darlington. The Labour leader said: "The algorithm has not worked because it's assessed 40% of students for a downgrade, and for schools and colleges they haven't even got standard...
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Boris Johnson says he is not suffering from new baby sleep deprivation

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Cow yoga class takes place at Lancashire farm

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London Zoo welcomes arrival of 'ugliest pigs on earth'

London Zoo welcomes arrival of 'ugliest pigs on earth'

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Norwich student disappointed she can't 'own' exam results

Norwich student disappointed she can't 'own' exam results

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Why has the Covid-19 daily death toll been revised?

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Police officer rescues man in wheelchair from oncoming train

Police officer rescues man in wheelchair from oncoming train

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